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UK and France exchange ideas on science and innovation

David Willetts was in Paris on 11 October 2012 to exchange ideas on science and innovation and increase scope for industrial collaboration.

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Minister for Universities and Science David Willetts
Minister for Universities and Science David Willetts

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David Willetts said:

With the huge pressures that our economies are facing, there is a scope for science collaboration on a wide scale.

Academic articles that get the most attention often come from teams of academics working in several countries. This provides further evidence that international collaboration is particularly productive.

Published 12 October 2012